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10 Reasons Katy is a Great Place to Raise a Family

If you're looking for a great place to raise your family--a safe neighborhood where there is access to plenty of entertainment, enrichment, and more--Katy is a great place to be! This amazing city offers incredible chances to raise your children, grow your family, and more. If you need convincing, these ten reasons are a great place to start.

1. Great Public Schools

You want to be able to send your kids to great schools that you can trust--and Katy schools are the place to go. There's no need to worry about coming up with the money for private schools when you bring your kids to Katy and enroll them in Katy ISD. Instead, check out our great public school system, where many of the schools have incredibly high ratings that will have you clamoring to bring your kids. 

2. Incredible Family Activities

Doing the same thing every weekend gets boring fast. When you raise your family in Katy, however, you're just a short drive from Houston and everything it offers: the Houston ZooNASASplashway Family Waterpark and CampgroundSugar Land Skeeters BaseballDewberry Farm, Houston Pro teams like the Astros, Texans, Dynamo or go to Kemah Boardwalk and historic Galveston with Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn and so much more. The list is almost endless.

3. Great Educational Places to Go

There's a wide world out there, and Katy offers plenty of chances to let your kids explore it--and what Katy doesn't have, Houston does! Take your kids to explore the Children's Museum of Houston, visit Crocodile Encounter to learn more about these scaled creatures, or check out the Houston Space Center: there's something for everyone!

4. Adult Entertainment Opportunities

Let's face it: you don't always want to take the kids along when you're looking for fun. Thankfully, there are plenty of adult opportunities, too. You'll love the chance to visit a wide range of movie theaters, stage shows at the Alley Theater, Houston Ballets, Houston Grand Opera, and more. Eating out is one of Houston's favorite pastimes. Voted one of "The 26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016" by Zagat there is no shortage of venues to go and get reacquainted at?

5. Access to Work

Many people who love working in Houston don't want to live there. When you live in Katy, you have easy access to work without the worry that you'll have to live in the middle of the big city. With just a short drive and, you can be in Houston, with all the rich work opportunities it offers. Keep in mind it is a big area so you will have to take time of day into consideration when traveling in and out.

6. Public Transportation

You might love the benefits of living close to Houston, but hate the idea of having to drive in the city. Thankfully, there's plenty of public transportation available that will make your commute or your fun day out with the kids easier than ever!

7. Incredible Parks and Playgrounds

Getting the kids outside is one of the most important parts of your day. When you live in Katy, you'll find that there are plenty of parks and playgrounds to choose from. Let the kids run off their energy while checking out different playgrounds to keep them interested and invested: it's a great place to grow up!

8. Family Living

When you're looking for a suburban community where family living is prized, Katy, Texas, is a great place to be. With plenty of other families in the area, you'll discover that the family atmosphere is high and there are plenty of other families who share your values of Family, Friends, and Faith.

9. Easy Access to Shopping

When you're raising a family, you need to be able to run out fast and grab everything you need. Thankfully, in Katy, there are plenty of big box stores to choose from! Anything you run out of is just a short drive away, making it easy to grab diapers, pick up those last-minute supplies for dinner, or even bring home a meal. 

10. Low Taxes, Great Income Opportunities

Texas has low taxes. Katy, Texas, offers comparatively low cost of living. Even better, you have access to plenty of high-level jobs that will positively impact your income. In short, it's an excellent place to help those dollars stretch further so that you can spend more time enjoying life with your family.

When you're considering a move with your family, Katy, Texas, is a great place to go. You'll quickly discover that moving to this lovely area has a number of key benefits that shouldn't be ignored. Ready to start planning your move? Get in touch with us to discover how we can help get you in the home of your dreams.

The Hightower Team powered by RE/MAX

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